Woodford Investment Management has hired Simon Osborne as head of compliance and Gavin St. John-Heath as chief risk operations officer.
Schroders has unveiled a UK-based mirror of its £4bn Luxembourg-domiciled Schroder ISF Global Multi-Asset Income fund.
For product simplification to be truly effective we need equivalent of an ultra-simple two stroke engine instead of a computer controlled Formula One version.
Recent reforms have thrust pensions into the spotlight like never before.
The growing self-directed customer channel is as much threat to good financial planners as I am to Angelina Jolie.
Just for once, it would be nice to see an initiative that saves people time, money and blood pressure.
The FCA needs to define its vision for success.
A significant proportion of small and micro employers preparing for automatic enrolment will choose their own pension scheme without the assistance of advisers.
The small print of the Budget reforms, from member penalties to DB transfer confusion, means not everyone will be able to access the pension freedoms in the way Osborne has suggested
Money Marketing reveals the pensions minister is seeking assurances from lenders that they will stop penalising borrowers for saving into a pension
Advisers, consumer groups and MPs question the future of the Money Advice Service after it was snubbed by the Treasury to deliver the guidance guarantee
A steep rise in non-advised sales has sparked fears that advice is being disguised as execution-only to get around suitability rules
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“I’m back now – you can let my public know.”
MM Wired Video
The final part of our MM: Wired TV sessions discussing auto-enrolment.
The penultimate MM: Wired TV session discussing auto-enrolment.
The second MM: Wired TV session discussing auto-enrolment.
The Big Interview
Lansons chief executive Tony Langham tells advisers not to be in constant conflict with the MAS and to spend more on lobbying